ABSTRACT

Disaster Behavioral Health: Resources at Your Fingertips   [open pdf - 173KB]

"When disasters strike, the ripple effects can be significant. Survivors may be injured or displaced, or may have loved ones in similar situations. The emotional, physical, and financial tolls can be jarring, and no one in the community is immune. Disaster behavioral health (DBH) includes the provision of mental health, substance abuse, and stress management services to disaster survivors and responders. Incorporating DBH into all phases of emergency management can ensure resident and responder preparedness, an effective, compassionate response effort, and a more resilient community moving forward. This document provides information on and links to select DBH programs and resources. This is not meant to be a comprehensive list, but a selection of programs and resources that can be of immediate use to emergency healthcare providers, emergency management stakeholders, and other professionals and survivors affected by naturally-occurring or human-caused incidents."

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2017-03-24
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Public Domain
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Technical Resources, Assistance Center, and Information Exchange (TRACIE): https://asprtracie.hhs.gov/
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